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  • Sociology, Curriculum Studies and Professional Knowledge

    New Perspectives on the Work of Michael Young, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Guile, David Lambert, Michael J. Reiss

    This volume brings together an international set of contributors in education research, policy and practice to respond to the influence the noted academic Professor Michael Young has had on sociology, curriculum studies and professional knowledge over the past fifty years, and still has on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education

    Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity in the Creative Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Susan Orr, Alison Shreeve

    Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education provides a contemporary volume that offers a scholarly perspective on tertiary level art and design education. Providing a theoretical lens to examine studio education, the authors suggest a student-centred model of curriculum that supports the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Universities in the National Innovation Systems

    Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. Krishna

    This volume looks at the role of universities in the National Innovation Systems in economies of the Asia Pacific. It examines the tremendous growth of human and knowledge capital made possible by teaching and research excellence in major universities, along with how universities are being…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge India

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students

    An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Mieschbuehler

    Research into ethnic attainment differences in British higher education and elsewhere tends to depict students from minority ethnic backgrounds as disadvantaged, marginalised, discriminated against and excluded. In The Minoritisation of Higher Education, Mieschbuehler demonstrates that this idea is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Society and Education

    An Outline of Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Stavros Moutsios

    Society and Education explores the relation of society to education in Europe, as well as its comparative perspective towards overseas societies and their institutions. It is an enquiry into the social-historical institution of education and cross-cultural studies in Europe. Elaborating on the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Study Success in Universities

    1st Edition

    By Kaarina Maatta, Satu Uusiautti

    Universities around the world are under increasing pressure to maintain high levels of graduation and to make study processes as efficient as possible, with teachers and students struggling to meet the expectations placed upon them as a result. The Psychology of Study Success in Universities asks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Re-thinking Legal Education under the Civil and Common Law

    A Road Map for Constructive Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Grimes

    Whilst educational theory has developed significantly in recent years, much of the law curriculum remains content-driven and delivered traditionally, predominantly through lecture format. Students are, in the main, treated as empty vessels to be filled by the eminent academics of the day.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • CUNY’s First Fifty Years

    Triumphs and Ordeals of a People’s University, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Picciano, Chet Jordan

    Providing a comprehensive history of the City University of New York, this book chronicles the evolution of the country’s largest urban university from its inception in 1961 through the tumultuous events and policies that have shaped it character and community over the past fifty years. On April 11…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge

  • Academics Engaging with Student Writing

    Working at the Higher Education Textface, 1st Edition

    By Jackie Tuck

    Student writing has long been viewed as a problem in higher education in the UK. Moreover, the sector has consistently performed poorly in the National Student Survey with regard to assessment and feedback. Academics Engaging with Student Writing tackles these major issues from a new and unique…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Education, Ethnicity, Society and Global Change in Asia

    The Selected Works of Gerard A. Postiglione, 1st Edition

    By Gerard A. Postiglione

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The Learning Community Experience in Higher Education

    High-Impact Practice for Student Retention, 1st Edition

    By Susan Mary Paige, Amitra A Wall, Joseph J Marren, Brian Dubenion, Amy Rockwell

    Offering an interdisciplinary qualitative approach, this book examines and evaluates the role and benefits of a Learning Community (LC), a high-impact practice for student retention in higher education. Grounded in in-depth case studies and first-person student experiences, the authors studied four…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

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